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10 Essentials For Long-Distance Cycling Trips

I came across this article that I wrote for a bike insurance website last year when writing the new book, Spain to Norway on a Bike Called Reggie, …

James Bond

Torch Calories With This Simple 30-Minute Swim Workout

Swimming is the perfect workout if you want to quickly burn a ton of calories. Need proof? Ask athletes from other sports who become exhausted after …

Exercise

8 simple science experiments you can do at home

But you don't have to be go through 8 years of school or work in a high-tech lab to do science.<p>There are plenty of experiments you can do at home. You might even have a few of the materials just lying around the house.<p>Here are a few easy ways for you to see science in action.

Houses

The best smart lights you can buy

Smart lights can be a huge convenience for your home — or they can be a huge headache, if you buy the wrong ones. We tested the biggest names out there to find the best one.<p>The Latest

Yes, Native Americans Were the Victims of Genocide

Burial of the dead after the massacre of Wounded Knee, 1891. (Photo: Northwestern Photo Co.)<p><i>This paper, written under the title, "U.S.</i> …

Hannibal's crossing in the Alps may have been marked by piles of dung

A Canadian-led team of scientists has uncovered piles of manure deposited in the Alps by a massive gathering of mammals 2,200 years ago — and they …

Archaeology

Could Dark Matter Not Exist At All?

Dark matter is described as making up the majority of matter in the Universe, and yet is very different from our every day experience. While our Sun is certainly the most massive thing in our Solar System, and is made of <i>normal</i> matter (i.e., protons, neutrons and electrons), there are plenty of …

Dark Matter

The hunt for life on other planets is ramping up in a serious way

He had been running a simulation of an evolving planet, when suddenly oxygen started accumulating in the virtual planet's atmosphere.<p>Up the concentration ticked, from 0 to 5 to 10 percent.<p>"Is something wrong?" his wife asked.<p>"Yeah."<p>The rise of oxygen was bad news for the search for extraterrestrial …

Planetary Habitability

It’s Not Just The Bees: 40% Of Food-Pollinating Wildlife Risks Extinction

From California to China, the first-ever global pollinator survey shows why our food supply is headed for trouble.<p>Three out of four foods we consume–from coffee and chocolate to apples and almonds–rely on pollinators like bees and butterflies. And 40% of those insect pollinators are now at risk of …

4 Ways to Keep Working Out When the Temps and Your Motivation Plummet

We spoke with Graham and Laura McClosky, a former Boston tribe member who went on to found her own tribe in San Francisco, to get their tips for maintaining your workout motivation through the cold winter months.<p><b>Emphasize Consistency</b><br>You know scheduling workouts can help you stick to them in …

15 Unexpected Ways to Make Someone's Day

In honor of World Kindness Day, here's a list of simple things you can do to pay it forward.<p>1. Compliment someone's outfit (and really mean it).<p>2. If you see someone running for the subway, hold the door open for them.<p>3. Buy the person behind you their coffee.<p>4. Leave a sweet post-it note on your …

Lifestyle

The 16 Wisest Things Men Have Ever Said About Style

From the likes of Cary Grant, Tom Ford, Charles Bukowski, Ralph Lauren, and Charles Dickens<p><b>"Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn."<br>– Gore Vidal, Writer</b><p>"A man should look as if he had bought his clothes with intelligence, put them on with care, and then forgotten …

Men's Fashion

Wood Or Plastic Cutting Boards: Which Is Better?

Ask any chef or home cook what the single most important tool in the kitchen is and he or she will almost certainly give you the same answer: a chef's knife. One, dependable all-purpose chef's knife -- and knowing how to use it -- is going to make the biggest impact on your cooking, whether you're …

21 TV shows worth binge-watching

Which television series is so good it's worth binge-watching from beginning to end?<p>This question was posed over the weekend on the social networking website Reddit, where community members can solicit feedback from others on topics of their choosing. Judging from the responses, it seems that a …

The Making Of Tesla: Invention, Betrayal, And The Birth Of The Roadster

Mike Nudelman/Business Insider<p>Tesla Motors probably shouldn't exist.<p>The last successful American car startup was founded 111 years ago. It's called Ford.<p>Barely a decade old, Tesla is already gigantic and adored. Its market capitalization hovers around $28 billion. Morgan Stanley calls it "the …

Tesla

Bionic Bird

This biomimetic flying device can be controlled by a smartphone, to entertain people and cats alike.<p>If aeronautic engineer Edwin Van Ruymbeke gets his way, you may soon be able to use your smartphone to fly with the birds. Not personally, of course, but in the form of Van Ruymbeke's crowdfunded …